Old names for Cities

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Last updated: November 23, 2014
First submittedNovember 23, 2014
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Old Name
Current Name
Country
Aspadana
Isfahan
Iran
Byzantion, Constantinople
Istanbul
Turkey
New Amsterdam
New York City
New York, USA
Lutetia
Paris
France
Ji, Zhongdu, Peiping
Beijing
China
Fort Nassau, Fort Orange
Albany
New York, USA
Londinium, Lundenwic
London
United Kingdom
Mediolanum
Milan
Italy
Yerba Buena
San Francisco
California, USA
Yathrib
Medina
Saudi Arabia
Ikosium, Icosium
Algiers
Algeria
Bactra
Balkh
Afghanistan
Behdesīr
Kerman
Iran
Ciudad Eva Perón
La Plata
Argentina
Ciudad Trujillo
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
Fort Victoria, Nyanda
Masvingo
Zimbabwe
Chang'an
Xi'an
China
Kalapa, Jayakarta, Batavia
Jakarta
Indonesia
Berytus
Beirut
Lebanon
Christiania,Kristiania
Oslo
Norway
Wanggeom-seong,Seogyeong
Pyongyang
North Korea
Pig's Eye
St.Paul
Minnesota, USA
Barcino, Barcino Nova
Barcelona
Spain
Fort Rouillé, York
Toronto
Ontario, Canada
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Level 70
Nov 23, 2014
Typing Algiers didn't work (typing Algers did, even though it displays as Algiers).
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Level 56
Nov 23, 2014
The error has now been fixed
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Level 64
May 3, 2015
Pig's Eye just doesn't have the same ring to it as Saint Paul.
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Level 53
Jan 6, 2021
It's interesting how many places there are in Italy, France and England called Mediolanum, and no-one seems to really know what it means, although there are several theories of course. Someone's even written a book about it.
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Level 38
Apr 8, 2022
Beijing was also called Peking
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Level 36
Nov 28, 2022
Take NYC for New York City